architectonic architectonic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or pertaining to construction or architecture

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The architectonic American swimsuits with built-in shape were to beachwear what postwar fancy-finned luxury cars were to automotive design.
  2. Wisp-haired, preoccupied Alfred Frankenstein of the San Francisco Chronicle chose a deft, architectonic watercolor of The Rockies by California's Dong Kingman.
  3. Through its architectonic symbolism the poet sadly glimpses an alien America, nostalgically compares what he thinks he sees with his memories of a dying France.

Quotes

  1. Extended to concepts of beauty in the city, Di Cicco writes "the beautiful is not landscape, or cityscape or architectonic; the beautiful is what people have built in the spaces between each other - a reciprocity, an exchange of ideals and a shared...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Pier Giorgio Di Cicco Source: blogTO

  2. "Throughout the collection, the five-petal flower in architectonic shape appears as both jewelled accessories and crafted fabric origami within the fabric. What's with the flowers? I was inspired by the Rafflesia flower when I went to Kota Kinabalu....
    on Aug 2, 2009 By: Datuk Bernard Chandran Source: The Sun Daily

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